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Queens Remembers Anthony Collao, The Straight Teen Gay Bashed To Death

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Anthony Collao, the 18-year-old straight Queens teen beaten to death with an iron pipe by a gang of homophobic teens who thought he was gay, was remembered last night by a vigil hosted by family and friends. “It’s really hard, really hard,” says Anthony’s sister Karen. “You get a phone call your brother is in the hospital type thing you can’t imagine it.” Anthony’s four alleged attackers — Nolis Ogando, 17, Luis Tabales, 17, Alex Velez, 16, and Christopher Lozada, 17 — are being held on bond.

By:           Max Simon
On:           Mar 25, 2011
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  • 1 Comment
    • John
      John

      Another victim of hate… :-(

      Mar 26, 2011 at 11:45 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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